Counseling Schools In Florida

There are 30 accredited counseling schools in Florida for faculty who teach counseling classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the counseling academic community in Florida, and the future trends in counseling training at the following levels:

  • Counseling Certificate
  • Associates degree in Counseling
  • Bachelors degree in Counseling
  • Masters degree in Counseling
  • PhD degree in Counseling


Schools

  1. Barry University

    11300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida 33161-6695

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  2. Carlos Albizu University-Miami Campus

    2173 N.W. 99th Avenue, Miami, Florida 33172-2209

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  3. University of Central Florida

    4000 Central Florida Blvd, Orlando, Florida 32816

    177 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Clearwater Christian College

    3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd, Clearwater, Florida 33759-4595

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  5. South University-West Palm Beach

    9801 Belvedere Road, Royal Palm Beach, Florida 33411

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  6. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    Tallahassee, Florida 32307

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  7. Florida Atlantic University

    777 Glades Rd, Boca Raton, Florida 33431-0991

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  8. Florida International University

    11200 S. W. 8 Street, Miami, Florida 33199

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  9. Florida State University

    222 S. Copeland Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1037

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  10. University of Florida

    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  11. Trinity International University in Davie

    8190 West State Road 84, Davie, Florida 33324

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  12. University of Miami

    University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida 33124

    38 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. University of North Florida

    1 UNF Drive, Jacksonville, Florida 32224-2645

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  14. Nova Southeastern University

    3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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  15. Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

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  16. Rollins College

    1000 Holt Ave, Winter Park, Florida 32789-4499

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  17. Saint Leo University

    33701 State Road 52, Saint Leo, Florida 33574-6665

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  18. Argosy University-Sarasota

    5250 17th Street, Sarasota, Florida 34235

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  19. University of South Florida-Main Campus

    4202 East Fowler Ave, Tampa, Florida 33620-9951

    181 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  20. Saint Thomas University

    16401 NW 37th Ave, Miami Gardens, Florida 33054-6459

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  21. Stetson University

    421 N Woodland Blvd, DeLand, Florida 32723

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  22. Southeastern University

    1000 Longfellow Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33801-6034

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  23. Trinity College of Florida

    2430 Welbilt Boulevard, Trinity, Florida 34655-4401

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  24. The University of West Florida

    11000 University Parkway, Pensacola, Florida 32514-5750

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  25. South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary

    747 S Federal Hwy, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33441

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  26. City College Branch Campus

    7001 N.W. 4th Blvd., Gainesville, Florida 32607

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  27. Argosy University-Tampa

    1403 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33607

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  28. Florida Gulf Coast University

    10501 Fgcu Blvd S, Fort Myers, Florida 33965-6565

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  29. University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee

    8350 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34243-2049

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  30. University of South Florida-Polytechnic

    3433 Winter Lake Rd, Lakeland, Florida 33803-9807

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Florida Vs. National Counseling Employment

Florida 26,810
National 653,240

Of all of the counseling professionals in the country, nearly 4% are in the state of Florida.

Employment Growth for Counseling professionals In Florida

26,370 25,350 26,880 26,840 24,930
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of counseling professionals is shrinking in Florida. In Florida, 1,440 less counseling professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of counseling has shrunk by 5% in Florida. This is faster than the trend for counseling professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of counseling professionals has shrunk by 2% between 2006 and 2010.

Counseling VS. All Professions salaries in Florida

$44,268 $44,375 $45,627 $46,380 $47,010
$43,191 $44,171 $45,158 $47,627 $48,473
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Counseling
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Florida, as the number of counseling professionals is declining, the salaries earned by counseling professionals are increasing. Counseling professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $44,268 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $47,010 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Counseling professionals in Florida

10th percentile
$29,368
25th percentile
$36,096
50th percentile
$44,406
75th percentile
$55,688
90th percentile
$68,230

Thus, there was a 6% growth in counseling professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of counseling, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid counseling professionals earning 132% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Florida state.

Average Salaries for Counseling professionals and related professions in Florida

Christian Counseling
$43,635
Clinical Psychology
$61,650
Counseling
$46,968
Forensic Psychology
$83,125
School Psychology
$69,870
Sociology
$75,790
Sports Psychology
$69,870

In Florida, counseling professionals make, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Counseling programs available for each degree type for all schools in Florida

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
54
doctor
12
Certificate
11
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As the number of counseling professionals is decreasing in Florida state, the number of students graduating from the 30 accredited counseling schools in Florida state is decreasing. In Florida, there were 1,409 graduates in 2006. And there were 1,280 graduates from counseling courses in 2010.

Thus there was a 9% percent decrease in the number of counseling school degree or certificate graduates in Florida. 64% of these graduates received an master's degree in counseling.

Counseling Faculty Salaries in Florida

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